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Chassahowitzka Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 6.19 miles

The Chassahowitzka Wilderness now contains a total of 23,579 acres and is managed by the Fish & Wildlife Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Florida. In 1976 the Chassahowitzka Wilderness became part of the now over 110 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. I...

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Chassahowitzka National Wildlife Refuge Park

5 Activites Phone: (352)-563-2088 Email: chassahowitzka@fws.gov Distance: 10.76 miles

The Chassahowitzka National Wildlife Refuge, established in 1941, is comprised of over 31,000 acres of saltwater bays, estuaries and brackish marshes at the mouth of the Chassahowitzka River. The refuge, located approximately 65 miles north of St. Petersburg, FL, was established primarily to protect waterfowl habitat and is home to over 250 species of birds, over 50 species of retiles and amphibia...

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Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge Park

3 Activites Phone: (352)-563-2088 Email: chassahowitzka@fws.gov Distance: 18.63 miles

The Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge, was established in 1983 specifically for the protection of the endangered West Indian Manatee. This unique refuge preserves the last unspoiled and undeveloped habitat in Kings Bay, which forms the headwaters of the Crystal River. The refuge preserves the warm water spring havens, which provide critical habitat for the manatee populations that migrate her...

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Cedar Keys National Wildlife Refuge Park

5 Activites Phone: (352)-493-0238 Email: lowersuwanee@fws.gov Distance: 47.63 miles

Cedar Keys National Wildlife Refuge was established in 1929 by President Herbert Hoover to protect a breeding ground for colonial nesting migratory birds during a time when market hunters, desiring feathers for the ladies' apparel industry, were slaughtering millions of birds. Today, the threat is much different - coastal islands are being rapidly developed and habitat is lost forever. Congre...

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Cedar Keys Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 47.84 miles

The Cedar Keys Wilderness now contains a total of 379 acres and is managed by the Fish & Wildlife Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Florida. In 1972 the Cedar Keys Wilderness became part of the now over 110 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an age of...

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Ocala National Forest Park

16 Activites Email: drains@fs.fed.us Distance: 57.74 miles

A part of the fabric of everyday life for thousands of people who live in communities inside and around its boundaries, the Ocala National Forest is a significant public resource for residents and visitors alike.Deer hunting, fishing, camping, hiking, horseback riding, and canoeing are all traditional uses that continue to this day, along with more modern additions such as OHV trails.Want to see a...

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Lower Suwannee National Wildlife Refuge Park

8 Activites Phone: (352)-493-0238 Email: lowersuwannee@fws.gov Distance: 60.46 miles

Lower Suwannee National Wildlife Refuge, established in 1979, is located along the southern edge of the Big Bend region of Florida's west coast, approximately 50 miles southwest of Gainsville. This 54,000 acre refuge is one of the largest undeveloped river delta - estuarine systems in the United States and was established to protect natural ecosystems of the Suwannee River's lower reaches and coas...

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Pinellas National Wildlife Refuge Park

Phone: (352)-563-2088 Email: chassahowitzka@fws.gov Distance: 65.50 miles

The Pinellas National Wildlife Refuge, was established in 1951 as a breeding ground for colonial bird species. Herons, cormorants, egrets, endangered brown pelicans and many more species use this quiet refuge for nesting. Tarpon key, one of the islands making-up the refuge, hosts the largest brown pelican rookery in the state of Florida. The abundant green sea grass beds around the island are prot...

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Juniper Prairie Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 66.89 miles

The Juniper Prairie Wilderness now contains a total of 14,277 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Florida. In 1984 the Juniper Prairie Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an ag...

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Billies Bay Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 67.23 miles

The Billies Bay Wilderness now contains a total of 3,092 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Florida. In 1984 the Billies Bay Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an age of "......

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Alexander Springs Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 67.25 miles

The Alexander Springs Wilderness now contains a total of 7,941 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Florida. In 1984 the Alexander Springs Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an...

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Egmont Key National Wildlife Refuge Park

5 Activites Phone: (352)-563-2088 Email: chassahowitzka@fws.gov Distance: 71.77 miles

The Egmont Key National Wildlife Refuge, was established in 1974 and protects a diverse community of animals and plants, many of which are either threatened or endangered. This island refuge was once the site of the former United States Army Fort Dade Military Reservation, and abundant reminders of this unique military past can be found scattered throughout the island today. Silent gun batteries t...

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Lake Woodruff Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 73.55 miles

The Lake Woodruff Wilderness now contains a total of 1,066 acres and is managed by the Fish & Wildlife Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Florida. In 1976 the Lake Woodruff Wilderness became part of the now over 110 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In a...

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Passage Key National Wildlife Refuge Park

Phone: (352)-563-2088 Email: chassahowitzka@fws.gov Distance: 74.50 miles

One of the first national wildlife refuges, Passage Key National Wildlife Refuge was established in 1905. This 30-acre meandering barrier island was once a mangrove island with a fresh water lake but a hurricane in 1920 had destroyed most of the island. The island hosts the largest royal tern and sandwich tern colonies in the state of Florida.

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De Soto National Memorial Park

Rank: 152 4 Activites Email: daniel_stephens@nps.gov Distance: 75.73 miles

In May 1539, Conquistador Hernando de Soto's army of soldiers, hired mercenaries, craftsmen and clergy made landfall in Tampa Bay. They were met with fierce resistance of indigenous people protecting their homelands. De Soto's quest for glory and gold would be a four year, four thousand mile odyssey of intrigue, warfare, disease, and discovery that would form the history of the United States.

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Lake Woodruff National Wildlife Refuge Park

6 Activites Phone: (386)-985-4673 Email: lakewoodruff@fws.gov Distance: 77.50 miles

Lake Woodruff National Wildlife Refuge Lake Woodruff NWR was established in 1964 to provide habitat for migrating and wintering birds. The refuge contains 21,574 acres of freshwater marshes, 5,800 acres of Cypress and mixed hardwood swamps, 2,400 acres of uplands, and more than 1,000 acres of lakes, streams, and canals. The bilogical diversity of the wetlands provides nesting, overwintering and...

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Little Lake George Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 77.64 miles

The Little Lake George Wilderness now contains a total of 2,833 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Florida. In 1984 the Little Lake George Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In ...

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Island Bay Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 91.33 miles

The Island Bay Wilderness now contains a total of 20 acres and is managed by the Fish & Wildlife Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Florida. In 1970 the Island Bay Wilderness became part of the now over 110 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an age of ...

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J.N. "Ding" Darling Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 91.33 miles

The J.N. "Ding" Darling Wilderness now contains a total of 2,619 acres and is managed by the Fish & Wildlife Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Florida. In 1976 the J.N. "Ding" Darling Wilderness became part of the now over 110 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for so...

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Apalachee Savannahs Scenic Byway National Park

Phone: (850)-226-3561 Distance: 91.33 miles

The Appalachee Scenic Byway traverses the western end of the Apalachicola National Forest. The flat, grassy savannahs are home to a wide variety of wildflowers such as orchids, sudews, and carnivorous pitcher plants. The byway passes through forests of oak, cypress, and long leaf pine, and is home to several varieties of wildlife, including the endangered red-cockaded woodpecker. The byway also...

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Florida Black Bear Scenic Byway National Park

Distance: 91.33 miles

Connecting Silver Springs with the city of Ormond Beach, the Florida Black Bear Scenic Byway is filled with long, undisturbed stretches of natural Florida and pine-scented air. See an array of wildlife in the Ocala National Forest, the centerpiece of the byway. Designated in 1908 by President Theodore Roosevelt, the forest is home to rare and endangered plants and animals found nowhere else. It is...

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Florida Keys Scenic Highway National Park

Phone: (305)-289-2521 Email: tallman-jane@monroecounty-fl.gov Distance: 91.33 miles

The Florida Keys Scenic Highway is definitely one of a kind. Surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico stretching out as far as the eye can see, it winds through vistas of natural beauty, areas rich in history and legend, views of spectacular sunrises, sunsets, sparkling stars, and moonlight. It's a highway where travelers from all over the world experience their own adventures in paradi...

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Indian River Lagoon National Scenic Byway Park

Phone: (772)-567-3491 Email: info@sebastianchamber.com Distance: 91.33 miles

The Indian River Lagoon National Scenic Byway gives access to a National Estuary providing habitat to more species than anywhere in North America. History buffs, bird watchers, anglers, surfers, swimmers, boaters, and vacationers will find excitement at a national seashore, wildlife refuges, state park, museums, the Kennedy Space Center, beaches, and waterways.

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St. Johns National Wildlife Refuge Park

Phone: (321)-861-0667 Email: merrittisland@fws.gov Distance: 101.55 miles

St. Johns National Wildlife Refuge (SJNWR) was established in 1971 to protect the dusky seaside sparrow. In 1990, the species was officially declared extinct and the critical habitat was delisted. Today, SJNWR is managed to provide habitat for several species of birds listed as species of special management concern by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and for wildlife and habitat diversity...

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Guana Tolomato Matanzas National Estuarine Research Reserve Park

6 Activites Phone: (904)-823-4500 Distance: 108.88 miles

The Guana Tolomato Matanzas National Estuarine Research Reserve encompasses approximately 55,000 acres of salt marsh and mangrove tidal wetlands, oyster bars, estuarine lagoons, upland habitat and offshore seas in Northeast Florida. It contains the northern most extent of mangrove habitat on the east coast of the United States. The coastal waters of the GTM Reserve are important calving grounds...

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